Table 1

Policy recommendations and environmental strategies

Taxation of fast foodsLocal government tax to fund (including fat and sugar dense subsidies for fruit and vegetable produce)
Use pricing strategies to promote the purchase of healthier foods
Increase the availability and lower the cost of foods low in fat and low in energy density
AdvertisingBan advertising of fast foods etc from the television, radio, and mass media
Increase mass marketing of healthy foods
Require manufacturers to put health warnings on selected foods and drinks
Portion size reduction and rationingFinancial incentives to manufacturers and food outlets to sell smaller portion sizes
Ration the purchase of selected foods